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airship
24th Jan 2015, 13:50
I wonder how many of the 80 billionaires, who together possess as much wealth as the 3.5 billion people combined (representing 50% of the world's population) according to the BBC here (http://www.bbc.com/news/business-30875633), are in attendance?

Did they have a pleasant flight? Glad to see that golf-carts are getting use 'off the greens' at this time of year. But I'd have expected something a little more luxurious myself if I was there:

http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/80431000/jpg/_80431013_davosgolfcart.jpg

cavortingcheetah
24th Jan 2015, 14:11
Just yesterday while on the langlauf along the piste in Davos, not far perhaps from where that picture was shot, came across a couple of carts full of well oiled representatives of the world's financial powers at about 15.00. They were uproariously throwing bread rolls, seed bread and cinnamon whirls over the tops of the fences on either side of the track. These tidbits were for the enjoyment of those poor people, obviously refugees, who whined plaintively for food, scrabbling at the fence wires as they did so, beseeching the great and the good that they should hurl more crumbs their way, which they did, chortling and laughing all the while as they talked among themselves of their mistresses, wine cellars, egos and pensions.

airship
24th Jan 2015, 14:18
Now now cavortingcheetah! I'm sure they were merely feeding us pigeons... :ok: